A loan of $800 helped sales of local fruit.


Astou's story

Astou D., 46, is married with two children and is responsible for three others. She has been a member of the village bank of Bayouf Pout in Thiès for seven and a half years. She wants to bolster her fruit business selling such local fruits as watermelons, mangos, oranges, mandarine oranges, and clementines, according to the season. Her income allows her to improve living conditions for her family. She is requesting a loan that will be reimbursed at the end of 6 months in one single repayment.

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Teresa Kramer



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